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RE: Yokosuka

Postby paul_b » Mon 07.17.2006 10:36 am

Oyaji wrote:
That style of Japanese is not welcome here, and if you feel the need to use it you should go elsewhere.

僕はcocoさんくらいかしこまらなくてもいいと思いますけど、やっぱり限度ってものがあります。
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RE: Yokosuka

Postby Budomaru » Mon 07.17.2006 11:02 am

Shibakoen wrote:
Ok, I'm reading a book about Ryoma Sakamoto and of course one of the major themes in the book is the whole "Open the country" vs. "Expel the barbarians" debate. Anyway, I was thinking about it and wouldn't you consider any person who lives in a town for several years and never learns the correct pronunciation of that town to be a barbarian? How many grunts and former grunts do I have to meet before I meet ONE who knows how to pronounce Yokosuka? And Asakusa is not asaKUsa. Anyway, I just met another person who used to live there and can't pronounce it correctly. It's just amazing. At least take SOME time to try to learn the language and the culture...

Sorry. Had to vent.


you mean foreign soldiers with "grunts"? i dont have something to add, just that when i read the thread i didnt actually realise whether you were talking about foreigners or not hehe - so i was a bit puzzled. time to patch my english ^^
You know you've been hanging around a forum too long when people start quoting you and agreeing :P
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RE: Yokosuka

Postby richvh » Mon 07.17.2006 11:13 am

When I was in the US Marines, "grunt" referred to the ground forces, and more specifically to the infantry; I think the same holds true for the Army. However, Yokosuka is a naval base; I'd think you'd meet more squids (sailors) than grunts there.
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RE: Yokosuka

Postby keatonatron » Mon 07.17.2006 11:25 am

"Grunt" also means a plain laborer, and usually an uneducated, low-status person.

There is probably a higher percentage of officers/high-ranking civilian employees that speak Japanese than of low-level workers.
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RE: Yokosuka

Postby thunderdragoonz » Mon 07.17.2006 11:47 am

who knows but my friend did say that ryo-sakamoto's book was good though
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RE: Yokosuka

Postby Budomaru » Mon 07.17.2006 12:28 pm

i just wanted to know if it was about foreigners or natives :P apparently its about foreigners.
You know you've been hanging around a forum too long when people start quoting you and agreeing :P
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RE: Yokosuka

Postby coco » Mon 07.17.2006 10:12 pm

thunderdragoonz wrote:
hontou ni tsukareruna kimitchi wa... msn de voice chat shiteyaru kara add shiro! sore nara monku wa nai daro?

あらら。シャウトボックスだけではなく、
フォーラムでも傲慢な発言をしていたんですね。:o
ご自分で書いた文章を編集しなおすか、謝るべきでしょう。
でなけりゃ、恥ずかしくてその名前で書き込みを続けられないんじゃないの?

態度が改まらないようであれば
Oyaji wrote:
That style of Japanese is not welcome here, and if you feel the need to use it you should go elsewhere.

ということになります。
ここは日本語の学習サイトであり、あなたの好きそうな言葉で軽口を叩けるチャット仲間を募集するサイトではありません
そのようなサイトは腐るほど他にもあるでしょうから、お探しください。
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RE: Yokosuka

Postby Shibakoen » Mon 07.17.2006 10:35 pm

久しぶり、ここさん。お元気ですか?B)
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RE: Yokosuka

Postby thunderdragoonz » Thu 07.20.2006 10:52 pm

coco wrote:
thunderdragoonz wrote:
hontou ni tsukareruna kimitchi wa... msn de voice chat shiteyaru kara add shiro! sore nara monku wa nai daro?

あらら。シャウトボックスだけではなく、
フォーラムでも傲慢な発言をしていたんですね。:o
ご自分で書いた文章を編集しなおすか、謝るべきでしょう。
でなけりゃ、恥ずかしくてその名前で書き込みを続けられないんじゃないの?

態度が改まらないようであれば
Oyaji wrote:
That style of Japanese is not welcome here, and if you feel the need to use it you should go elsewhere.

ということになります。
ここは日本語の学習サイトであり、あなたの好きそうな言葉で軽口を叩けるチャット仲間を募集するサイトではありません
そのようなサイトは腐るほど他にもあるでしょうから、お探しください。


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RE: Yokosuka

Postby anikaliki » Fri 07.21.2006 1:27 am

meow.
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